AmRRON: Call For Vigilance as Infrastructure Attacks Increase

From the American Redoubt Radio Operators Network, Call For Vigilance as Trend of Intentional Infrastructure Attacks Increase

In the past week we have seen three significant acts of deliberate sabotage attacks against critical infrastructure.

Some are low tech, such as filling a cell tower cabinet full of firewood, or as sophisticated as detonating a bomb in an attempt to destroy a major AT&T communications hub.  In all cases, disruptions of varying degrees were achieved by the saboteurs.

The Christmas Day bombing in Nashville resulted in multiple AmRRON Operators being cut off from conventional communications in Tennessee.  Due to the HF digital mode AmRRON Persistent Presence Net introduced one year ago, AmRRON radio operators were able to quickly get STATREPs and SITREPs sent out to others in the network.  This allowed other operators to begin assessing the situation and accounting for those in the impacted area.

As we move into 2021, we encourage everyone to participate in as many training and practice nets as possible, and to expand your communications capabilities.   This will make AmRRON more effective in real world emergencies when it comes to staying informed and informing others.

 

Deliberate Christmas Day Attack On Nashville, TN

Communications Hub Operated by AT&T

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the article at Conservative Firing Line

AT&T was severely impacted by the Nashville explosion, as their building
was a communications hub for several areas. The blast knocked out cell
phone communications (fiber optics) in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama,
as well as police communications, and military bases in the area.

 

SITUATION REPORT RECEIVED FROM THE FIRST TN OPERATOR IN THE VICINITY

(These SITREPs were sent using Amateur Radio digital modes and custom (.K2S) FLMSG Forms)

 

AmRRON Operators Reporting Deliberate Attacks On

Virginia Cellular Telephone Infrastructure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • On 20201227, Fairfax EMS discovered a northern Virginia cell phone tower
    filled with firewood.
  • Someone placed approx 70 pieces of firewood within the tower but did
    not ignite it.
  • ATT and Verizon has asked all patrol units to keep special watch over cell
    towers and infrastructure.
  • VA LEO considers this related to 5G and COVID symptom conspiracy theorists.

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Thousands of Colorado residents without heat

after attack on gas service

https://abcnews.go.com/US/thousands-colorado-residents-heat-attack-gas-service/story?id=74948009

The FBI has joined a criminal investigation of what police said appears
to be an “intentional attack” on gas service lines in Aspen, Colorado,
that left thousands of residents and businesses without heat as temperatures
in the skiing mecca plunged to near zero degrees.Aspen police said the
apparently coordinated acts of vandalism occurred Saturday night at three
separate Black Hills Energy gas line sites, one in Aspen and two elsewhere
in Pitkin County.

Intelligence Analyst comments, from Forward Observer:

(AC: Law enforcement suspects that EarthFirst!, an ecological activist
group, was involved. From the descriptions of law enforcement, it
appears that the acts of vandalism were conducted by individuals familiar
with area gas lines, which denotes pre-operational reconnaissance or
surveillance of the target. None of the pipeline switches had security
cameras, leaving police with few leads so far. Eco-activist/terrorist
groups have a long history of disruption and very good operations security.
Much of the OPSEC best practices promoted by antifascist groups today
originated from 1990s and early 2000s eco-terrorist groups, which really
have mastered the art of OPSEC. Although there was some speculation in eco-
fascist channels that this was an act of Accelerationism, I remain doubtful.
After the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, I would suspect that
Accelerationists desire more damage and infamy than temporary disruption of
natural gas lines. – S.C.)

American Thinker: The Cemeteries of Holy Week

Pastor T. S. Weidler has written a short essay at American Thinker – The Cemeteries of Holy Week – about the ongoing violence against Christians especially during the Lent and Easter season.

It is clockwork. Virtually every year you can count on it. Holy Week is the most dangerous week of the year to be a Christian.

It is the week in which Jesus was killed, and it should surprise no one that his followers are killed that same week, every single year, in droves.

This year the big attack was Resurrection Sunday in Sri Lanka of course. The numbers keep climbing upward, and the more details that come out only add to the horror of it.

But don’t forget the Palm Sunday attack in Numa, Nigeria last week in which 17 were killed.

You didn’t hear about that one?

It happened. It happened at a baby dedication. The mother is dead, the father is in critical condition.

The news media, who did not tell you about it, would like you to learn more about Pete Buttigieg.

Last year was a slight anomaly from the pattern, with relatively few attacks during Holy Week itself. It was the broader season of Lent, which kicked off in Nigeria with two separate attacks totaling 32 Christians killed, and churches burned on February 27. On Palm Sunday in Burewala, Pakistan, seven were wounded when terrorists attacked a church. A week later, on Easter Sunday in Quetta, Pakistan four were machine gunned to death…

Read the entire article at American Thinker.

Related:

Gatestone Institute: The Burning of Notre Dame and the Destruction of Christian Europe

Washington Examiner: Start Prepping! Electric Grid ‘Prime Target’

The Washington Examiner has a short article up summarizing the findings of a recent 90+ page National Infrastructure Advisory Council report on Catastrophic Power Outage Start prepping! Electric grid ‘prime target’ of terrorists, ‘profound threat,’ says council.

In a new report that warns that the electric grid is the “prime target” of terrorists, Americans are being urged prepare for the up to six months without electricity, transportation, fuel, money, and healthcare.

“People no longer keep enough essentials within their homes, reducing their ability to sustain themselves during an extended, prolonged outage. We need to improve individual preparedness,” said a just-published report to President Trump.

“There needs to be more individual accountability for preparedness,” adds the report, “Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage,” from the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council and published by the Department of Homeland Security.

It looked at the potential of a power outage of up to six months and recommended Americans have enough supplies on hand for a minimum 14 days, a standard for some prepper organizations.

“Build a Culture of Preparedness includes objectives to incentivize investments that reduce risk, including pre-disaster mitigation; closing the insurance gap; helping people prepare for disasters; and better learn from past disasters, improve continuously, and innovate,” said a key recommendation… A prior governmental report also called for presidential action to protect the grid. That report warned of a threat to world order in an attack…

Some of those warnings from the report are below:

  • Given the growing frequency and severity of disasters and other risks, there needs to be an increase in individual accountability, enterprise, and community investment in resilient infrastructure.
  • There is a misconception that events occur infrequently.
  • There needs to be more individual accountability for preparedness.
  • Resilience at the state and local level will be critical to enable people to shelter in place and facilitate faster recovery. Any event that requires a mass evacuation will use up critical resources, clog transportation pathways, and reduce the workforce necessary for infrastructure recovery.
  • Electricity, fuel, clean drinking water, wastewater services, food/refrigeration, emergency medical services, communications capabilities, and some access to financial services have been identified as critical lifeline services that would be needed to sustain local communities and prevent mass migration.

Read the entire Examiner article by clicking here.

Suarez – The “REAL” Solution To Jihadist Knife Attacks

From trainer Gabe Suarez of Suarez International, comes this article The “REAL” Solution To Jihadist Knife Attacks about how to prepare for possible attacks.

In this article, which I am certain will upset the “martial arts” guys, I will discuss the reality of facing a jihadist with a knife bent of “stabbing anyone they see”.  I will discuss “The Jihadist Vehicle Attacks” later.

So here we go –

1).  Forget the fantasy of empty hand defenses: 

2).  Instead of going Jackie Chan, use a weapon:

3).  Always be armed no matter the rules:

4). Learn to be violent:

5).  Learn preemption: 


6).  Keep alert:

There are no secret techniques to defend against the knife by physically frail and empty handed males. It takes violence and weapons. And in that order.

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